Monday, October 13, 2014

V de V: Class victory for AB Sport Auto Audi R8 LMS at Magny-Cours

By Johan Laubscher

Round six of the V de V Endurance Series headed to Magny-Cours. It was a four-hour endurance race held at the French grand prix circuit.

AB Sport Auto, who has been a full season entrant in the V de V, entered their #45 Audi R8 LMS with drivers: Franck Thybaud, Maxime Jousse and Thierry Proust. They were entered in the GTV 2 class for older GT3 machinery.

They qualified seventh overall, taking second place on the grid in the GTV 2 class. The four-hour race concluded in the dark on Saturday evening and saw the AB Sport Auto crew taking a well deserved class victory and fifth overall.

The finale of the V de V will be taking place at Estoril with a six-hour endurance race from 7-9 November.